All posts tagged IT Projects

Navigating a Complex and Uncertain World

It was 2:45am when I was woken to go on deck for the hardest watch of the day: 3am-6am. That brief moment between waking and dressing was important to know what gear to wear. Quiet, easy motion indicated warm clothes and wooly hat. The violent lurches of the boat and a loud rush of water Read the full article…

Guest Blog – Rocking the Future Health Summit

Thursday 25th of May 2016, The eHealth Festival rocked the stage at the Future Health Summit in City West. No festival would be complete without some audio visual fireworks and with this in mind, we opened with a powerful music video painstakingly produced by Elaine Naughton The video, which wouldn’t have been out of place Read the full article…

The perfect commute…

The journey to work for so many people across the globe is a miserable experience. Heavy traffic, an alarm call just a little too early, and a squashed train or worse still a missing train. At least once a week I see friends on social media upset by the commute to work, wishing they didn’t Read the full article…

NIHR Hub Migration Blog

Earlier this yeah I volunteered to project manage a migration project that would affect everybody within the Clinical Research Network (CRN). The project brief was simple, to migrate over 500 accounts from the traditionally deployed email solution to the new NIHR Hub built on the Google collaboration platform. Fairly straight forward I thought! Unknown unknowns Read the full article…

One week after deadline day…

The 1st of April meant so much to our organisation this year! A complete change in how we manage the delivery of clinical research in the NHS goes ‘live’. No fuss, no trumpets, it simply comes into being: a change from over 100 contracts across the NHS to just 15, a change that sees a Read the full article…

Guest Blog – Being an IT project manager is like…

Bryony Walsh is a project manager at the NIHR CRN, she has volunteered her perspective of what it is like to do this role in our organisation and how no day is an average day… My time as a Project manager at the NIHR CRN will always vary enormously depending on our current priorities. There Read the full article…